byOffice for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
NYA boys learn to use machine tools at various residence centers in Illinois. The boys operate lathes and milling machines, learn to weld, make incubators in a sheet metal shop, pour steel into molds, do blacksmithing work, and attend classes in auto mechanics, mechanical drawing, and radio repairing. Includes views of the meals served and of recreational facilities at the centers (libraries, sports contests, and billiard tables). National Archives Identifier: 37250 Local Identifier: 119.29... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Steel, Work, Living New Deal
"THIS PICTURE MAKES VIVID THE LIVES OF THE MEN & WOMEN WHO BUILD THE MODERN AUTOMOBILE. IT SHOWS THEM IN THE MORNING ON THEIR WAY TO WORK, AT WORK IN THE PLANTS & OFFICES, IN THE MARKET PLACES SHOPPING, & AT HOME IN THE PLEASANT EVENING HOURS." ( 1 reviews )
byBemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Madeline; United Productions of America; International Film Bureau
Madeline Surveys the origins, rituals, and symbols of the major religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism (Islam). favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Children, School etiquette, Individualism
Shows how trichinosis infestation occurs. Describes the preparation of microscope slide specimens and, through photomicrographic sequences, covers the life history of the parasite. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Describes the Alkali bee and the Alfalfa leaf-cutter bee in relation to their suitability for alfalfa pollination. Explains methods of using bees as well as tending of bee populations favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Alfalfa leafcutting bee, Bees, Alfalfa leafcutting bee, Bees
Discusses the dangers of H2S and how to help a victim overcome by fumes. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: safety, chemicals
Produced by M.S. Berman and E.A. Leach Unusual voice properties may be produced by a misuse of vocal cords or an abnormality of a related physical structures. Characteristic verbalization provides information about various disorders including severe beathiness, cleft papate, esophageal voice production, hypernasality, papillomas, and postlaryngectomy therapy Summary Identifies the visual and aural symptoms associated with various voice and resonance disorders of children and adults. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Speech disorders, Series: Identifying Speech Disorders (1972),... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byShelton, John S; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
In collaboration with John S. Shelton A discussion of sea level, what it is, how it is determined and factors that influence sea level at various locations on the earth Summary Illustrates the constant changes created by waves and tides, and provides data for the investigation of the question, how level is sea level. Points out that mean sea level is not the same for all the oceans. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Sea level, Oceanography, Oceanography Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A young girl named Linda narrates her experience of traveling to Denmark from her preparations at The School for International Training in Vermont to her airplane trip, which stops in Reykjavik, Iceland to her ultimate arrival in Denmark and her experiences with her host family. Also includes some narration from a male narrator that discusses history and culture of Iceland and Denmark. There is a focus on clothing. Shows the production of a mass-produced blouse. Does not explicitly advertise a... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Uses photomicrography to show dangerous tiny organisms which cause infections and diseases. Stresses the importance of cleanliness in maintaining good health. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Dartmouth college boys review contemporary fashions made out of polyester and other synthetic materials. It's insulting alright.. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at email@example.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: fashion
Produced by Westinghouse during WWII, this film explains how electronic vacuum tubes work from the simple diode (single pole switch) to the complex Cathode Ray tube. As the film shows, tubes with grids can be used as electronic amplifiers, rectifiers, electronically controlled switches, oscillators, and for other purposes. Some of the innovations shown in the film include tubes used as rectifiers (for AC/DC conversion and production of metal such as aluminum), an early kind of tube based... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Vacuum tube, Air purifier, Westinghouse, Power rectifier, Amplification, Steampunk, Electronics,...
The story of egg production on a large, commercial egg farm. Emphasizes the care given to hens in clean and scientifically-regulated laying houses. Describes the gathering of eggs from open nests and trap nests. Explains the purpose of the cooling room, candling machine, electric egg cleaner, grading machine track, and shipping cases. Views of some of the top comics of the 1920's, including Charlie Chase, Monty Banks, Fatty Arbuckle, Larry Semon, Andy Clyde, and others. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Eggs, Eggs
This hilariously campy 1960s educational film, SEE A JOB, subtitled WHAT'S A NICE GIRL LIKE YOU DOING WAY UP HERE WHEN THE GROUND'S WAY DOWN THERE, tells the story of Elaine Vaughn, an African-American Pan Am airline stewardess. With a cast of characters including a "swinger in seat 5B" (1:28 mark), this is one film not to be missed! As the film states, Vaughn was a high school graduate who became one of Pan Am's elite stewardesses, flying the NY to Paris and NY to Rome routes.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Flight Attendant \, airport, pan American World Airline, Airline,...
Made in 1950, "You Can Beat the Atomic Bomb" shows the various modes of Civil Defense that were being developed to protect the American population in the event of a nuclear war. As part of the effort the film attempts to educate people about the survivability of the bomb and the radiation it emits. In an era before the hydrogen bomb, these facts were somewhat salient; but once the thermonuclear weapons became a reality films such as this one were obsolete. According to the film,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Fallout, Nuclear War, Civil Defense, Nuclear Fallout, Atomic Cloud, Nuclear Radiation, Fallout...
A classic 1956 commercial for the Sunbeam mixmaster. Typical of Sunbeam commercials of 1956. It also promotes other Sunbeam products. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Sunbeam, Sunbeam Mixmaster, Mixer, Mixmaster, 1956
Demonstrates viscous incompressible boundary layers, their origin, growth, response to pressure gradients, transition from laminar to turbulent state and differences in behavior in laminar and turbulent layers. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Man-woman relationships, Spirituality, Self-perception
An episode of 1950s sitcom "Make Room for Daddy", starring Danny Thomas. Originally broadcast 22 February 1955, this episode is complete with original commercials for Dodge cars and Pall Mall cigarettes. (note: I am pretty sure this episode is public domain, It wasn't registered with the US copyright office until 1988, so I don't believe the registration is valid. I might be wrong on that though). favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Danny Thomas, 1950s, 50s, 1955, Sitcom, Comedy, Make room for Daddy
Demonstrates methods of securing cooperation necessary for group action. Details the objectives of cooperation. Shows typical situations requiring cooperation within a group dynamic, including the organization of a high school film projecting club and a community that needed its road paved. Presents basic techniques for achieving the assistance of others, including appealing to individuals' interests, offering a service in return, convincing people that they really want to help and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Cooperation, Organization, Social groups, Leadership, Persuasion.
Aired 22 February 1962 (Season 10, Episode 19). [The "MPEG4" file is the source file. Download it if your player can handle h.265 (HEVC).] favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Ozzie & Harriet, Ozzie and Harriet, Skip Young, David Lewis, Jimmy Hawkins, Charlene Salerno
Depicts important safety principles applying to the activities of children of elementary school age; shows some of the typical safety hazards found in the home, and explains how they can be avoided. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: safety
Part of the Anti-Communism series, this film explores what the average citizen can do to stem the tide of Communism in their community. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at email@example.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: communism
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Traces the development of the wasp from egg to larva to pupa to adult. Photomicrography illustrates change in body organization that takes place within the cocoon. M.M. Lawler favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wasps, Insects Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Uses time - lapse photography to show how water moves into and through unsaturated soil. Points out how strata, such as hard pans or coarse sand layers, slow down the advance of a wetting front and how saturated and unsaturated flow differ. Dye tracks illustrate how soluble fertilizers move in irrigation furrows. Traces the history of western movies from their earliest form in The Great train robbery to such recent films as High noon and the TV series Gunsmoke. Describes the evolution of the... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Youth, Alienation (Social psychology), Families, Alienation (Social psychology), Families, Youth
Also issued in super-8 mm. cassette favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Sexual intercourse, Sex (Biology), Human reproductive system, Sexual... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byHibbs, Albert; National Broadcasting Company; Graphic Curriculum, inc., New York
Untouched Land: Pre-columbian America to 1492 Describes recordings as a teaching tool to be used in an inquiry approach to the teaching of social studies at the secondary level. Suitable for independent use by individual teachers or as part of an in-service course. From the Using media for inquiry in social studies series. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Columbus, Christopher, Indians, Antiquities, Discovery and exploration,...
An episode of NBC's popular "Howdy Doody" program, complete with commercials and network ID. I haven't watched this episode for several years so I don't know if it is any good. This show could be fun, but it could also be crassly commercial. Also, I "borrowed" it from an official DVD release, but hopefully that won't effect its public domain status. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Howdy Doody, 1951, 1950s, Early television, Kinescope
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Howard G. Vesper, VP of Standard Oil Company of California, about the science of oil drilling. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Science, Television programs, Oil Industry, Occupations: Oil Workers
Produced in 1957 and presented by America's Trucking Industry, "Rehearsal for Disaster" shows the important role that motorized transport and in particular the trucking industry, plays in civil defense today, and in the event of an atomic attack. As the film says, "the trucking industry, organized on a nationwide basis, can be a tremendous factor in saving lives and property in the event of any emergency, natural or war-caused." The underlying idea of the film is that truck... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Nuclear Attack, Cold War, Fallout Center, World War II, Atomic Bomb Cold War, Disaster, Civil...
A young student teacher discovers that his own enthusiasm for mathematics is not sufficient motivation for restless young students. He finds that only when he aims his teaching at goals his youngsters can recognize and find desirable, do class interest and achievement rise to the level he requires. Film demonstrates that adequate motivation is basic to all good teaching and the techniques and psychological principles that this teacher employs apply with equal force in any area of the school... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: education, class
A survey of the problems of old age. Shows how medical science is meeting the challenge of degenerative diseases, and how the social security program is struggling to cope with economic security for the aged. Discusses the feeling of loneliness and uselessness that frequently comes with old age. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: senior citizens, elderly
Great footage of airline operations circa 1950. Stock shots to be logged. 21:27:55:28 VS, CU disembodied hands shuffle through mail; cuts to same letters in mans hand, man walks away from camera, sits in chair, children playing on floor; mother sends children to bed, little boy and girl kiss father goodnight; man opens letter. Man sitting at couch, with typewriter on coffee table begins to type out letter. 21:29:11:14 VS aerials of airplanes flying above the clouds. Aerial above 1950s TWA... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Ralph V.H. Wood, the Philadelphia Electric Company Project Officer for Edison Electric Institute discusses an experiment that was conducted in 1955 at the Nevada Test Site to study the effects of an atomic blast on electric power facilities. Images of utility workers on power lines and preparations for the test flash across the screen while Mr. Wood talks. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Nevada, Atomic Bomb, 1955, Nevada Test And Training Site, Atomic Films, Film, Atomic Blast, Ralph...
Stock shots to be logged historical (antiquated) war footage hand taking musket off wall Explosion in front of suburban houses (good) VS bombing and wreckage in Europe POV bombs falling from plane VS citizens on watch for airplanes VS CUs various angles of people talking on telephone and telephone operators with headsets and microphones Radio studio VS montage of radios Mother and son extinguishing incendiary flare that falls through roof into house attic (sequence) VS civil defense... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Tells about two children who eagerly await the birth of a family of kittens. Covers an eight-week span, showing the kittens being born, learning to crawl, drinking milk, and eating meat. For primary and elementary grades. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: cats
byUniversity of London. Institute of Psychiatry; New York University
Produced by the University of London's Institute of Psychiatry Traces the gradual unfolding of the psychotic process in childhood reconstructed from three material sources: a family album of photographs, a motion picture, and and objective diary kept by the mother. Follows the patient from ages one to nine, until she is placed in Maudsley Hospital, London, where she remains for two years favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Autism, Psychoses in children Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation